APA Council of Representatives kept in dark on Fowler’s $2.2 million payout by Board

Washington — A normally routine mid-winter meeting of the American Psychological Association Council of Representatives exploded in recriminations when members learned that Raymond D. Fowler, Ph.D. received $2.2 million when he retired as CEO at the end of 2002. Contributing to the acrimony was the fact that most members were just learning of the payout […]

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  • Maine, New Hampshire keep RxP on front burner

    Psychologists in two neighboring New England states experienced different results in their attempts to convince legislators to create commissions to study the access to psychotropic medications in their largely rural populations. In Maine, following testimony in mid-February, the House Health and Human Services Committee directed psychologists and the medical community to meet with the state’s […]

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  • Five interventions recognized

    Evidence-based treatments identified for geriatric depression With antidepressant medication as the first line of treatment in protocols endorsed by insurance companies, and Medicare requiring proof of medical necessity for all services, the identification of research-based psychological treatments for depressed older adults has arrived none too soon. Five different psychological interventions have recently been identified as […]

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